11 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

India’s Supreme Court Re-Criminalizes Gay Sex

In a shockingly poor decision, the Indian Supreme Court has reversed the July 2009 ruling of the Delhi High Court decriminalising gay sex between consenting adults. In doing so, India’s Supreme Court has recriminalized gay sex in India, rendering almost 20 percent of the global LGBT population illegal. Overturning a High Court decision, the Indian Supreme […]

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05 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Homosexuality Is A “Disease” and “Unnatural” – Indian Health Prime Minister

“The disease of men having sex with men is unnatural and not good for India. We are not able to identify where it is happening as it less reported also,” Azad said at the national convention of zila parishad chairpersons and mayors on HIV/AIDS. Azad is moron of the week for being the Health Minister […]

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31 December 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Priyanka Chopra in Saheli-Ana: Why Should Boys Have All the Fun?

I can turn my brain off for a second and enjoy this video of Priyanka Chopra in a new avatar: Of course, I don’t understand why the other woman has to appear dressed like a man to denote that kind of ‘Dostana.’ This adoption of gayness for humor is a troubling trend that reveals the […]

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18 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Maine: Daily Kos Polls Show Yes on 1 Ahead

Here is the polling question and results: As you may know there will be one question on the ballot this November in Maine addressing the issue of same-sex unions. In part it will read “Do you want to reject the new law that lets same-sex couples marry?” A yes vote takes away the right of […]

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12 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Changing Homophobic Attitudes in India

A recent State of the Nation 2009 CNN-IBN survey revealed quite a homophobic India. As many as 73% Indians feel homosexuality should be considered illegal while 83% felt that homosexuality is not part of Indian culture and 90% of Indians won’t give their house on rent to a gay or lesbian couple. Watch the survey […]

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05 June 2009 ~ 3 Comments

The Sims 3 has Gay Marriage! Why I Care

And no one in the gameplay does. Lyle Masaki at AfterElton tested the new version of The Sims to see if gays and lesbians could get married. He reports: “…after a week of game time, I was able to get a male couple to plan a wedding party and tie the knot.” We all know […]

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26 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Morons of the Week: California Supreme Court Chickens Out on Gay Marriage

With a 6-1 vote, separate but equal was upheld in California. Congratulations Californians, the ‘will of the majority’ to take a particular category of people and deny them civil rights is going to stand. The California Supreme Court, no matter what it proclaims, overturned itself with these words: Proposition 8 does not by any means […]

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29 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Quote of the Week – Gay Issues Are Women's Issues

“Gay issues are also women’s issues because homophobia is a form of misogyny.” -Jennifer Beals, New York Times Talk This statement might be a no-brainer for some. The most obvious example is when flamboyant homosexual men are hated on for their ‘femininity’ and labeled as ‘not men enough.’ That is misogyny, defined as hatred or […]

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27 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Handling Homophobic Parents – Las Vegas – Part 1

When you don’t stand up to homophobia, you are just as much to blame for the bigotry that exists against the LGBT community. I was away this week in Las Vegas for an academic conference. Unfortunately, I had called my girlfriend in Los Angeles to spend some time with me given it was her Spring […]

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03 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Gay Muslims

“I can be a good Muslim and be gay.” The LA Times recently ran a story on Aliyah Bacchs, who is a Muslim lesbian that left an arranged marriage and came to her family with two choices: accept her sexuality or lose her forever. Her case is not an isolated incident or limited to Muslims […]

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